Football: Alsager beat weather only to be sunk by Norton
ALSAGER Town staged the only STAFFS COUNTY SENIOR LEAGUE game to survive the poor weekend weather ... and promptly lost 5-1.
They took on Premier League rivals Norton FC at Wood Park, but were sunk by goals from Jacob Vernon, Danny Fenton, Matt Swift, Matt Kinsey and Joe Donaldson.
The win saw Norton rise three places to eighth in the table, while Alsager dropped two places to 10th.
Ashbourne went out of the Derbyshire FA Divisional Cup, losing 3-1 to Willington.
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The rest of the action took place on Sunday and Potteries and District League teams Sneyd, from the Premier Division, and Queens Head, from Division One, did battle in the second round of the SENTINEL SUNDAY CUP.
It was Sneyd who showed why they sit at the top of the Premier by winning 6-1.
Tom Winkle lead the way with a hat-trick, while there were also goals for Dean Smith, Mark Lawton and Ben Campbell.
In the POTTERIES LEAGUE, one match went ahead and Gillow Heath and Fulford United shared the points in a 2-2 draw in Division Two.
John Steventon and Dan Burn scored for Heath, while Simon Minshall grabbed both Fulford goals.
Two matches survived in the COORS LEAGUE, with AFC Crompos beating bottom club Brown Edge 3-1 in Division Two to remain fourth.
Crompos raced into a 3-0 half-time lead with goals from Adam Phillips (2) and Steve Smith, while Nathan Worthington reduced the arrears for Brown Edge in the second half.
AFC Smallthorne went top of Division Three following their 5-1 home win over seventh-placed Plaza.
Brian Johnson bagged a hat-trick, with James Coglan and Kyle Clarke also getting on the scoresheet.
Scott Molloy scored the goal for Plaza.
Robin Hood go into the new year in good scoring form after putting nine past Ye Olde Talbot in the UTTOXETER LEAGUE Division Three.
Tom Harvey netted four times, with the other goals coming from Connor McGinley, Josh Groombridge, Aaron Lakin, Liam Dyche and Ryan Ede.
In Division Two, bottom club Steeplechase and third-bottom Stone Town shared the points in a 3-3 draw.
Martin Capewell, James Ryan and Inskip Cooper scored for the Uttoxeter outfit.
Fulford & Tean made progress in the Charity Trophy following a 4-2 extra-time victory over Anchor Athletic.
CREWE REGIONAL team White Lion went out of the Crewe & District Challenge cup after losing 3-1 at AFC Crewe Town.